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Unix Systems Administrator

  • Location: Annapolis, Maryland, 21401
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!
Position: UNIX Systems Administrator
Location: Annapolis, MD, 21401
Term: 9 Months Contract
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the sustainment and maintenance of system applications and managing the OS layer servers which host the applications.
  • Must be able to, but not limited to, administering system-level procedures, establishing and maintaining administrator accounts, and assigning or making available file permissions, system hardening, Vulnerability Management and Authentication LDAP/RSA/DUO.
  • Install upgrades, configure, test, maintain and support system software, administer SSL public and private key encryption.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system hardware, software and connectivity issues.
  • Perform configurations and adjustments to enhance system performance.
  • Perform automated and manual backup and restorative processes.
  • Ensure security procedures are implemented and enforced utilizing tools such as, TenableSC, Nessus, Syslog/Splunk.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Experience with monitoring, metrics and log aggregation and visualization tools (Grafana in particular).
  • Experience with the Unix CLI, debugging tools and network stack.
  • Experience working with some type of VM virtualization framework.
  • Experience working to some capacity with Kubernetes or container-based clustering technologies.
  • Experience working with Source Control Systems (git in particular).
  • Working knowledge with DRBD, Corosync, Pacemaker.
  • Working knowledge of core networking, subnetting, Firewalls and routing.
  • Proficient in configuration, troubleshooting, installation, operation, maintenance and system administration of Multiple Linux distros such as RHEL and Ubuntu.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers with experience using Microsoft and web-based applications.
  • Must be creative and have the ability to look at problems from multiple vantage points.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritizes workload, and successfully handles competing deadlines.
  • Ability to create shell programs and utility scripts.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required when on call.
If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!